Commons Speaker John Bercow has told the House he has received a letter of resignation from Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans with "sadness".
He added: "I wish to thank Nigel for his three years of service as deputy speaker."
Today it emerged Evans will be charged with a series of sex offences against seven men. But he has insisted he is innocent, vowing: "my innocence will be demonstrated".
Nigel Evans vowed to "robustly defend his innocence" against a series of sex offence charges during a speech in the House of Commons today.
Nigel Evans has vowed to demonstrate his innocence after being charged with eight sexual offences dating between 2002 and 2013.